Is chipolte owned by Mcdonalds? While the Golden Arches initially took only a minority stake, by the time Chipotle went public in 2006, McDonald’s owned more than 90% of the company. McDonald’s no longer owns any shares of Chipotle (something it must also now regret), but the impact on Ells’ ownership stake was permanent.
Does Chipotle have a secret menu? Chipotle has an unofficial secret menu consisting of five items and infinite modifications. The five items are the Quesarrito, the Burritodilla, the quesadilla, double-decker tacos, and nachos.
What does Chipotle stand for? Chipotle Mexican Grill was founded by Steve Ells in 1993 and is based in Denver, Colorado. The name Chipotle derives from the Nahuatl/Mexican name for a smoked, dried jalapeño chili pepper.
What are Chipotle entrees? Entrees on the Chipotle Entrées Menu include a Burrito, Burrito Bowl, Crispy Taco, Soft Taco and a Salad. The entrée menu prices at Chipotle include all of these options. This may not sound like much choice of entrées, but the choice comes once you select one of those styles.